Father Simon Says – October 19, 20221 – Souls and Spirits

Rom 5:12, 15b, 17-19, 20b-21

  • Father thinks this first reading is really complicated; he explains why that is, and what’s really going on in The Letter to the Romans

Mass Hysteria

  • Father talks about the nature of the devil, evil, and the liturgical calendar


  • Father follows up with a caller who talked about Catholics advising Kennedy to legalize abortion
  • Father talks about the divine and human natures of scripture
  • Father answers a question about hymns at mass

Word of the Day

  • Vigilante


  • Is there a difference between soul and spirit?
  • Does Father know the history of the opening antiphon and communion antiphon
  • If there’s a patron saint or patron saint couple for those who are separated?
  • Could Father explain the doctrinal basis of Natural Family Planning?
Father Richard Simon, who jokingly refers to himself as Reverend Know-it-All is the host of Fr. Simon Says on Relevant Radio. Father Simon delves into the daily Scripture readings, shares a Word of the Day to help you sharpen you vocabulary, and opens the phones to your questions about the Faith. After just a few minutes with Father Simon, you might be convinced that he truly does know it all!